“Microsoft” officially announced the return of the Start button in the “Windows 8.1”




“Microsoft” officially announced the beta version of “Windows 8.1”
“Microsoft” officially announced the return of the Start button in the “Windows 8.1”

Announced the “Microsoft” on Thursday officially beta version of the next release of the operating system its “Windows”, which will carry the figure 8.1, where it will be available for download on 26 June, and will include many new features, most notably the return of the Start button.

The announcement was made ​​in the publication of the company published a few hours ago on her blog official, said the vice president “Windows” in the “Microsoft”, Antonio Oblond, the company removed the Start button from the system “Windows 8” because it believes that this era is the era of hardware touch, but really aware that there are still many devices now in use, and does not support touch screens.

To help users who rely on mouse and keyboard announced “Microsoft” for many of the features and changes to the operating system, in addition to re-start button that users can keep it or remove it.

Although the Oblond did not mention it in a publication today, but the spokesman for “Microsoft” assured the site Techcrunch, that the next version operation will include a feature that allows to take off directly into the status of the traditional desktop, without going on the splash screen that characterized the system “Windows 8” .

The company explained that clicking on the Start button returns to the system “Windows” will not bring the same characteristics carried out with previous regimes system “Windows 8”, but his mission will be to show a splash screen for version eighth of the system, but with the difference reflected in the possibility of making similar for the old button, so if the user has organized a splash screen to contain applications that use only.

And for research into the next version of the operating system, there will be on this corner in the “Windows 8.1”, according to Oblond, some improvements, as it is and when you search for any subject the system will show the results of the search engine “Bing” In addition to the results overall are assembled from applications system and files in the cloud storage service “Sky Drive”, and the user will be the possibility of the application of the system read the results of search audibly, in addition to the other advantages that were not disclosed by the company.

As some predicted, will come “Windows 8.1” browser version 11 of the company’s Web “Internet Explorer”, which will provide, according to Oblond, better performance with haptic devices, and load time for pages faster. The users also will be able to save files in the service of “Sky Drive” directly without the need to prove a separate application for the service.

According to the “Microsoft”, hand-customization, system will allow Next to view user photo located within the “Sky Drive” or within the drives in the personal computer, in the form of segments within the lock screen, in addition to the possibility of receiving calls, “Skype” or taking pictures, without the need to enter the system.

The company said, The Legend tablet live within the splash screen will come in different sizes, and will be easier to select multiple icons at once in order to resize, move, or even remove substantiated, and given the large number of what happened and the user moves these icons by mistake in the system “Windows 8”, the user will need to move these icons in the next version to prolonged pressure on them (or right mouse button) to complete this process.
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